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Another factor was that Hungary had already become the first East European Communist country to tear down their wall.

When Ronald Reagan went to the Brandenburg Gate at the height of the Cold War he said: “Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!”

His opponent, Chris McDaniel, campaigned with Ron Paul, who wants to tear down the border fence because it “keeps us in.”

This, despite feeling like futility is creeping like vines to tear down your walls of passion and security.

By Sam Youngman He helped Ron and Rand Paul tear down the Republican establishment.

I'll tear down those mining shacks, float them down the river and sell them as lumber.

They would tear down the very walls, if we were to open fire on them.

To-morrow morning we'll take it upon ourselves to tear down that door that's sealed up.

Had they the resolution to do this, not one of us would escape alive, for they would tear down the house.

I shall recruit my regiment from the "Invincible Empire," and I shall tear down and let them reconstruct if they can.


On this page you'll find 58 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tear down, such as: annihilate, bulldoze, crush, decimate, devastate, and devour.

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